Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Natchitoches, LA 71497

Located in Natchitoches, Louisiana, Northwestern State University of Louisiana is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 5,180 and 3,201 students were accepted.

NSU's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $5,180 and fees $2,440. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $15,968 and $2,440 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleTown: Remote
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. BSN
  3. Masters degrees (MSN)
  4. LPN to BSN
  5. RN to BSN
  6. Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 88
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 235
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 59
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 1
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Louisiana State University-Alexandria
56.39 miles away
Grambling State University
57.76 miles away
Louisiana State University-Shreveport
58.73 miles away
Louisiana Tech University
59.57 miles away
University of Louisiana at Monroe
80.39 miles away
Stephen F Austin State University
88.15 miles away
Angelina College At Lufkin - Meep
99.82 miles away
Copiah-Lincoln Community College - Natchez Campus
101.18 miles away
Angelina College At Lufkin -Traditional
101.24 miles away
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
106.67 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1941 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
06/01/1974 - Current
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
05/05/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2003 - Current

Admission to School

62%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading430 to 540
SAT: Math450 to 560
ACT Composite19 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price

$11,567

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$12,124
30k to 48k$13,515
48k to 75k$10,978
75k to 110k$11,623
Over 110k$13,743
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $321.00 $321.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $412.00 $862.00

Student Population

8,832

Undergrads

987

Graduates

6,869

Women

2,950

Men

56%

Full-time

44%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
58%
Black/African American
27%
Hispanic
5%
Two or more races
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Asian
1%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Louisiana state board of nursing
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
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Natchitoches, LA 71497
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